Hey! Buy! Two Visual Commpendiums of Commodore Art

I can’t say I have the experience to fully participate in a Commodore nostalgia fest, but I can appreciate a collection of art from classic games. Thanks to Kickstarter, Sam Dyer has released two great looking books celebrating the artistry of the Commodore 64 and Amiga. Commodore 64: a visual Commpendium – “A book that celebrates… Continue reading

Hey! Look! You Are Missed Tech Illustrations

To date myself a bit, one of the things I always looked forward to in my early subscriptions to Nintendo Power was the art submitted by gamers. I was even known to submit my own “art” though I’m still waiting for the first piece to be published. I still regularly enjoy looking through game inspired… Continue reading

Gaming Lifestyle: You’re a Gamer? – The Cursed Checkpoint #122

As far as video games have come, gamers still find themselves on the defensive about their hobby. Brandon, Justin, and Cole discuss how they explain gaming to non-gamers and discover truths and opinions about why they are asked those questions. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Hey! Watch! 3D 8-Bit Time Lapse Mario Chalk Art

I’ve seen some dizzying street art before, but I’ve always been interested to see how 3D artwork gets made on the street level. Leave it to Mario to show me the way. Well, more specifically, Chris Carlson, the artist behind this chalk art Mario piece that literally leaps off of the ground. Chris spent around 11… Continue reading

Hey! Look! A Month of Samus

Artist Chris Furniss has dedicated the month of July to Zero Suit Samus. He will be releasing a new Samus piece every day for the entire month. You can view the entire collection on the Wasabi Sunshine site and Chris has even made the work available for purchase on his Etsy shop. So far Samus has… Continue reading

8-Bit Wood Art for Pixel Perfect Walls

The one problem with 8-bit pixel art is that it never holds together well when it is blown up. This makes it difficult to hang your your favorite classic characters on the wall. 8-Bit Wood has done an incredible job at creating 8-bit art that I would proudly display in my home or office. About… Continue reading